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Rock Hill: Eagles Welcome Gardner-Webb To Close Out Regular Season

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Rock Hill: Eagles Welcome Gardner-Webb To Close Out Regular Season

Winthrop University is gearing up for an exciting Senior Day as the Eagles prepare to close out their regular season at home on Saturday, Mar. 2 at 2 p.m. The team will be facing off against Gardner-Webb in a highly anticipated matchup at the Winthrop Coliseum.

Senior Day Festivities

The game against Gardner-Webb holds special significance as it will be a “Senior Day” celebration for the Eagles. As the regular season comes to a close, Winthrop will honor its senior players for their dedication and contributions to the team.

Key Matchup

The upcoming game is crucial for Winthrop, with a record of 17-13 overall and 8-7 in the Big South conference. They will be facing Gardner-Webb, who stands at 15-15 overall and 10-5 in the conference. With both teams looking to secure a victory to close out the regular season on a high note, the matchup promises to be intense and competitive.

Player Highlights

Key players to watch for Winthrop include senior guard Nick Johnson, who has showcased impressive performances throughout the season, and senior guard Kasen Harrison, coming off a career-high 27 points in a recent game. Additionally, senior forward Kelton Talford has been a standout player, leading the team in scoring and rebounding.

Series History

Winthrop holds a strong lead in the all-time series against Gardner-Webb, with a record of 30-13. The Eagles will look to build on their home advantage, with a 15-5 record against Gardner-Webb in home games.

Looking Ahead

Following the game against Gardner-Webb, Winthrop will turn its focus to the upcoming Hercules Tires Big South Conference Championship, set to begin on Wednesday, Mar. 6. As the regular season draws to a close, the Eagles are determined to finish strong and carry their momentum into the postseason.

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